Odongkara Beatrice Mpora

Odongkara Beatrice Mpora
Endocrinology & Diabetes, Gulu University, Faculty of Medicine, Kenya
 
Biography
1. Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Paediatrics & Child Health Gulu University 2. Researcher and supervisor of graduate and undergraduate research 3. Paediatric Endocrinologist & Diabetologist 4. Paediatrician Gulu National Referral Hospital 5. Clinical Training Officer at American Refugee Committee (ARC) 2008-2009 6. National Trainer of Trainers Diabetes in Children and adolescents, IMCI, Nodding Syndrome, Paediatric HIV/AIDs, Nodding Syndrome 7. Project Officer Paediatric HIV/AIDS & PMTCT and Nutrition program UNICEF/GUTH 8. Consultant to train health workers with in Kitgum, Pader & Gulu District local government, AVSI & Medesins San Frontiers (Northern Uganda) 9. Mentorship on Quality Improvement and Maternal Newborn Child Health in northern Uganda 10. Trainer of Trainers in Non Communicable Diseases(NCDs) and Regional coordinator for NCDs 11. Regional Coordinator Changing Diabetes in Children (CDiC) and Nodding Syndrome 12. American Diabetes Association (ADA) in Wisconsin USA camp participant 13. Observership in paediatric endocrinology at the University of Minnesota USA 14. Needs assessment for diabetes care in Somalia, for International Diabetes Federation(IDF) 15. Community mobilization, education and sensitization on various health talks through mass media campaigns 16. Mentorship of international students from USA, Europe, Africa (Somalia) 17. Business and enterpreneural skills: equal health care for all 18. Working with traditional healers to train in participatory nature conservation, herbal medicine preparations, and formation of village saving and loans association. 19. Founded an organization for above mentioned in 18 above with future for integrated medicine care, conservation and research.
 
Research Interest
Diabetes, Non Communicable Diseases, feeding practices